Download Take Action To Control Your Cholesterol (75k, 2 pages) handout.
Do you know your cholesterol numbers?
Here is what your cholesterol numbers mean.
Write Your Numbers Here
Doña Fela has learned that it's not difficult to get one's family to eat foods lower in saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol:
Try some of these simple changes
Virginia has learned that eating foods high in saturated fat can raise her blood cholesterol level. So she's modified her favorite pie recipe by using soft margarine, fat-free milk, and low-fat cream cheese. Now the pie is lower in saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol, and it still tastes great.
Make your personal pledge to do what Virginia has done! Look at these examples:
Write the changes you will make this week:
The health of you and your family is priceless. Make an investment in it!
Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Your Heart, Your Life, A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.
Last Updated March 2012